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Sherris medical microbiology : an introduction to infectious diseases

Author: Kenneth J Ryan; C George Ray
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, cop. 2004.
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Giving medical and nurse practitioner students a grasp of etiologic agents, pathogenic processes, epidemiology, and the basis of major therapy, this microbiology text relates microbiology to the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Ryan; C George Ray
ISBN: 0838585299 9780838585290
OCLC Number: 645114388
Description: xiii, 979 p. : il
Contents: v1. OverviewI. The Bacterial Cell2. Bacterial Structures3. Bacterial Processes4. Bacterial Genetics II. Biology of Viruses5. Virus Structure6. Virus Multiplication7. Viral GeneticsIII. Host-Parasite Interactions8. Immune Response to Infection9. Normal Microbial Flora10. Host-Parasite RelationshipsIV. Spread and Control of Infection11. Sterilization and Disinfection12. Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases13. Antibacterial and Antiviral Agents14. Antimicrobial Resistance15. Principles of Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious DiseasesV. Pathogenic Bacteria16. Staphylococci17. Streptococci and Enterococci18. Corynebacterium, Listeria, and Bacillus 19. Clostridium, Peptostreptococcus, Bacteroides, and Other Anaerobes20. Neisseria21. Enterobacteriaceae22. Vibrio, Campylobacter, and Helicobacter23. Pseudomonas and Other Opportunistic Gram-negative Bacilli24. Haemophilus and Bordetella25. Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma26. Legionella27. Spirochetes28. Mycobacteria29. Actinomyces and Nocardia30. Chlamydia31. Rickettsia, Coxiella, Ehrlichia, and Bartonella32. Plague and Other Bacterial Zoonotic DiseasesVI. Pathogenic Viruses33. Influenza, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Adenovirus, and Other Respiratory Viruses34. Mumps Virus, Measles, Rubella, and Other Childhood Exanthems35. Poxviruses36. Enteroviruses37. Hepatitis Viruses38. Herpesviruses39. Viruses of Diarrhea40. Anthropod-Borne and Other Zoonotic Viruses41. Rabies42. Retroviruses, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome43. Papovaviruses44. Persistent Viral Infections of the Central Nervous SystemVII. Pathogenic Fungi45. Characteristics of Fungi46. Pathogenesis, Immunity, and Chemotherapy of Fungal Infections47. Dermatophytes, Sporothrix, and Other Superficial and Subcutaneous Fungi 48. Candida, Aspergillus, and Other Opportunistic Fungi49. Cryptococcus, Histoplasma, Coccidioides, and Other Systemic Fungal Pathogens50. Pneumocystis carniiVIII. Introduction to Pathogenic Parasites51. Pathogenesis and Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases52. Sporozoa53. Rhizopods54. Flagellates55. Intestinal Nematodes56. Tissue Nematodes57. Cestodes58. TrematodesIX. Local and Systemic Infections59. Skin and Wound Infections60. Bone and Joint Infections61. Eye, Ear, and Sinus Infections62. Dental and Periodontal Infections63. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections and Stomatitis64. Middle and Lower Respiratory Tract Infections65. Enteric Infections and Food Poisoning66. Urinary Tract Infections67. Central Nervous System Infections68. Intravascular Infections, Bacteremia, and Endotoxemia69. Infections of the Fetus and Newborn70. Sexually Transmitted Diseases71. Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient72. Nosocomial Infections and Hospital Infection Control
Responsibility: Kenneth J. Ryan, C. George Ray, editors.


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